UK comedian Humphrey Ker is making his first US TV show. Deadline reports that Ker has sold a show to ABC loosely based on his own life that he'll be writing. Called Terrible People, the comedy follows a guy named Charlie Stevenson who, after visiting his amoral narcissistic father and stepmother, decides to move in with them to help raise his half-brother and sister in hopes of making them not be awful people. The sitcom is being developed for the 2014-15 TV season.
Ker got his start as a member of the popular UK sketch group The Penny Dreadfuls. He won the Edinburgh Fringe Festival's "Best Newcomer" award [...]